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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

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  1. Emergency Jib Fairlead Repair

    you can also use a dowel the same diameter as the bearings. If you have a hard plastic dowel like hdpe you can actually slide the car as well.
  2. Constrictor clutch as REEF lock

    Hi I have one of these mounted to my bench right now, doing some slow-season testing for a customer but would be happy to hear ideas for seeing what these can do. Currently have a piece of 10mm line, tested on an XTR 8-12mm, a constrictor 10mm and an XCS 6-10mm, Holding is impressive on the constrictor, and the wear on the line should be significantly improved. It takes a bit more initial slip before securing the line compared to XTRand XCS. Slips less as load goes up compared to XTR, but slightly more than the 10mm cam in an XCS. My big concern on these is the possibility of accidental release and getting the bungee tension right. In shop testing I have found it hilariously easy to trip the constrictor, and I've not been able to figure out how much tension the bungee wants so that it engages quickly but doesn't drag the line.
  3. News from SF Embarcadero...

    I just hear that 5 Antonov's have left NZ heading for NY with a stability system for Richard Shermans gameface. "Sherbie" as it's known in house will use 5000 sensors sampling data at 200 times per second to get Sherman to shut the hell up and let his play do the talking.
  4. Chicago Area III

    Knowing the owner, he'll probably have that framed! Good guy with first bigger boat. Learning about what goes where when (bag/hounds/not ever)